[OpenIndiana-discuss] Longterm Support? And Oracle Java legal to use on OpenIndiana?
gber at openindiana.org
Thu Nov 4 14:19:11 UTC 2010
* Darko Hojnik <hojnik at virtualizing.org> [2010-11-03 20:34]:
> Anybody knows about a LTS (Long Term Support) Distribution with
> OSOL/OpenIndiana will be planed?
It was the plan from the beginning to provide a free and
supported stable version of OI, a first stable release is
currently targeted at Q1/2011.
> At Friday I get new hardware. It's a Tyan two Quadcore Server with 32 GB
> memory and 4 x 600 GB SAS Drives in a Raid 10. Planned to deploy until
> 2016/2017. I have no trust in Oracle so I wouldn't buy a License.
> And would it be secure to run snv_137 or the latest Kernel with Dom0
> support many years? I need two virtualized Boxes, some Zones and a Zone
> with PostgreSQL.
xVM dom0 support has been EOF'd already and nobody has stepped up
to keep it alive so far, so that seems like a dead end.
> At last. It is legal to install Oracle JDK 1.6 on OpenIndiana? For
> Glassfish or Apache Tomcat.
The old JDK available from our /legacy repo can be legally
installed, currently someone is looking into building OpenJDK.
Regarding JDK versions directly obtained from Oracle you have to
look at the licensing terms yourself.
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